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Thread: Opportunity quilt for Parkinson's research

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    I like the colors you chose. What is the pattern?

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    Stunning quilt, I hope you make lots of money for research of this terrible disease!!!! Blessings!!!!!!
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    That is one amazing quilt, it is sew beautiful.You both did a great job.Thanks for sharing.
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    You have every right to show off. That is a gorgeous quilt. Everything about it - the pattern, colors and workmanship are perfect. Hope it brings in a lot of money for such a worthy cause.

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    So beautiful!!!

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    So beautiful! I don't think I've ever seen those tulips/flowers before.....maybe see a closeup?

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    Beautiful!!!

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    WoW!!!! BEAUTIFUL!!! I LOVE everything about that quilt!!! AWESOME!!!!

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    Amazing! Beautiful quilt for a great cause.
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    What a beautiful quilt. I hope it brings in a lot of money for a worthy cause.

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    its a very beautiful quilt and shuld make you lots of money to donate! good luck
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    Just wanted to thank you and your Aunt for doing this. My Dad died from Parkinson's Disease so I was really pleased to see that you were raffling this off to benefit research on this terrible disease. I hope they find a cure in time to benefit your Uncle. Bless you!

    Forgot to mention that it also is a beautiful quilt!

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    I would love to seen a picture up close of one of the blocks...it is a fantastic, beautiful quilt.

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    Gorgeous !!
    Best wishes for a very successful fund raiser.
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    That is a wonderful quilt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pollytink View Post
    So beautiful! I don't think I've ever seen those tulips/flowers before.....maybe see a closeup?
    I would also love to see a closeup! You both did a wonderful job on your quilt! It is stunning!
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    Thank you everyone for all the kind words and compliments! I'm posting the image from EQ7 so you can see how the block is made. I think it will show you better than a closeup. I used the 1 1/2" finished Creative Curves ruler designed by Virginia A. Walton to cut the curved units. They are sort of like a Drunkard's Path but the corner (concave) pieces are smaller and the pie-shaped (convex) pieces are larger. The idea for the tulips came from a pattern for a table runner that was in some catalog, can't remember which, a few years ago. A few tweaks, some help from EQ and this was the end result.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fxsts93kf View Post
    I would also love to see a closeup! You both did a wonderful job on your quilt! It is stunning!
    I posted the EQ7 image in lieu of a closeup. Check out my last post, please. Thanks for all the compliments.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pollytink View Post
    So beautiful! I don't think I've ever seen those tulips/flowers before.....maybe see a closeup?
    Thank you for the compliment! I posted the EQ7 image in lieu of a closeup. Please look for my second post. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ngeorgia View Post
    I like the colors you chose. What is the pattern?
    Please see my last post where I included an EQ7 image of the block. There really is not a pattern. The red tulip is the Parkinson's symbol so that sort of dictated color choices. Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KLO View Post
    Just wanted to thank you and your Aunt for doing this. My Dad died from Parkinson's Disease so I was really pleased to see that you were raffling this off to benefit research on this terrible disease. I hope they find a cure in time to benefit your Uncle. Bless you!

    Forgot to mention that it also is a beautiful quilt!
    If one's family has not been touched by Parkinson's then they really have no idea how awful this disease can be. My aunt and uncle have a fantastic support group that meets once a month. My uncle always came home saying how blessed he was and how we all needed to really pray for this or that person and/or their family. My sympathies to you for your loss. Thank you so much for your kind words and encouragement.

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    very nice quilt
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    Have a great day and happy sewing !

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    I hope you raise lots of money with this fine quilt.

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